1. 2 Day Backpacking Trips In Colorado

    Looking for a quick backpacking getaway this summer? At Kirks Mountain Adventures, we are no stranger to Rocky Mountain National Park backpacking trips. In fact, we have been guiding them for almost 20 years! Whether your group is looking for a guided overnight backpacking trip, or are just looking …Read More

  2. Bag Longs This Year!

    You can see it at sunrise for miles, standing next to irrigated fields of beans and sugar beets on the eastern plains. When the sun strikes the eastern horizon, its rays fall upon a diamond shaped wall scratched into the east facing buttress of the gorgeous Longs Peak. Somewhere up on the mountain, …Read More

  3. Training For Longs Peak

    One of the biggest bucket list items in most Coloradans minds is the northern peak that is visible way out onto the plains, Longs Peak. The most imposing mountain on the Northern Front Range is renowned, not only for its difficulty, but the massive reward of standing atop a western icon. Located in …Read More

  4. Experience the Rockies in the Springtime

    It is officially springtime in the Rockies. That my friend, is one of the most magical times of the year. On any given day, you could be hiking a meadow with a fresh coating of emerging wildflowers and a mile later, need to strap on your snowshoes. The air seems cleaner and the streams run so cold t…Read More

  5. Resolve To Get Out More

    Are you one of the people that makes a New Year's resolution every year? If you are, good luck for the next two months; after that, the statute of limitations on following your resolutions is expired. Of course, that is strictly for people that are pledging to lose weight, eat better and start knitt…Read More

  6. Three Things to Consider Before Hiking Longs Peak

    Hiking Longs Peak is a fantastic way to start the summer off right, and Kirk’s Mountain Adventure has guided hiking trips so you won’t feel like you’re going it alone on one of the toughest hikes in Colorado. If you’ve thought about booking a guided trip up Longs Peak, or are considering mak…Read More

  7. Spring Hiking Tips, Part One

    Spring is on its way! At Rocky Mountain National Park, spring tends to come late; the park can get snow at any time of year due to the elevation! However, there are beautiful signs of spring that start to emerge around mid-March, such as the first of the mountain bluebirds, and the aspen buds. Now i…Read More

  8. Rocky Mountain National Park Facts

    At Kirk’s Mountain Adventures, it is an understatement to say that we love Rocky Mountain National Park. This picturesque national treasure is both our passion and our home. Our Rocky Mountain hiking trips take you through the breathtaking mountain views, fascinating wildlife, and gorgeous bodies …Read More

  9. Fall Guided Hiking Trips

    As the weather begins to cool and the days become shorter many people pass on hiking adventures. Just because the air finally has that chilly nip doesn’t mean that guided hiking trips in Estes Park should be overlooked! Rocky Mountain National Park is absolutely stunning during the fall. These mon…Read More

  10. Conquer a 14,000 Foot Mountain This Spring!

    Conquering a 14,000 foot mountain by yourself may seem like a feat that you would not be able to accomplish. With the help of the experts at Kirks Mountain Adventures you can take on a 14,000 foot mountain this Spring! Guided backpacking trips in Estes Park, Colorado can include the Longs Peak Trail…Read More